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Data theft is a major threat to businesses in today’s economy. With large corporations like Arby’s, Popeye’s, and Intercontinental Hotels all reporting breaches since the beginning of this year alone, it’s essential for IT professionals to keep an eye out for emerging threats that target valuable user data.Just last month, researchers… Read more

Tags: malware, botnet, otx, usm, bot

We’re back for another roundup of all things security that caught our eye. And there is plenty to dig through on this edition.My favourite blogger from down-under, Troy Hunt, has been running haveibeenpwned for a while, providing valuable insight into where users credentials may have been compromised in a breach. However, he has introduced a new concept… Read more

Tags: infosec

There is one skill that I, unfortunately, have perfected over the years—the ability to search for a job. I, like millions of others, have experienced being laid off, which required me to learn techniques to find new opportunities.The objective of this article is to share my personal job-searching experiences from an Information Security (“InfoSec”) perspective.… Read more

Tags: infosec community, infosec career

Any discussion of incident response deserves a close look at the tools that you’ll need for effective incident detection, triage, containment and response. In this post, you’ll read about the best open source tools for each function, we’ll share resources for how to learn how and when to use them, and we’ll… Read more

Tags: ossim, otx, incident response, ooda loop

I wasted many an early year going to InfoSec conferences and security events only to find them useless. Well, they weren't totally useless, I'd often come back with a bag full of goodies that more often than not included stress balls, USB drives, and some stickers.My colleagues and I would often bemoan how rubbish conferences were. There… Read more

Tags: infosec, conferences

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